Skip to Main Content
Go to Why Work Here page
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP logo

2019 DIVERSITY DATABASE UNDERWRITER Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Our Survey Says

VAULT'S VERDICT:

Akin is looking for the whole package-candidates who have stellar academic records plus personalities that will fit with the firm's collegial, benevolent culture. Pro bono is highly...

Join Vault Gold to unlock this premium content

Industry Reputation, Career Advancement, Quality of Life, Salary & Benefits, Interview Process and more.

Submit a Review and Get 7 FREE DAYS of Vault Gold

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Robert S. Strauss Building
1333 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 887-4000

Stats

Chairman: Kim Koopersmith
Recruiting Chairs: David H. Botter (New York and Firmwide), Lacy M. Lawrence (Dallas), Susan Leader (Los Angeles), Alison L. Chen (Houston), Charlie Johnson (Washington, DC), Katherine M. Katchen (Philadelphia)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
750 - 1K

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,700/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
56 out of 56 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
69 total (56 2Ls; 13 1Ls) (2018)

Employment Contact

David H. Botter
Firmwide Hiring Partner
(212) 872-1055
dbotter@akingump.com
See firm website for more information.

Major Office Locations

Dallas, TX
Fort Worth, TX
Hartford, CT
Houston, TX
Irvine, CA
Longview, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
San Antonio, TX
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Abu Dhabi
Beijing
Dubai
Frankfurt
Geneva
Hong Kong
London
Moscow
Singapore

Major Departments

Antitrust
Commercial Litigation
Communications & Information Technology
Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection
Energy
Entertainment & Media
Environment, Natural Resources & Land
Financial Restructuring
Health Care
International Trade
Investment Funds
Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Product Liability
Public Law & Policy
Securities Enforcement & Litigation
Supreme Court & Appellate
Tax
White Collar Defense & Corporate Investigations
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.